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OldPepper
01-28-2005, 05:00 PM
Simple question I'm curious about.

In Dynamic Campaigns, when I get a mission with a flight of 6 Il-2's and no fighter escort to take out an airbase, when we are eventually attacked by 4 enemy fighters, are we supposed to just keep with the leader for the bombing run, while the fighters take us out one by one?

It's seems only a matter of luck whether my plane is chosen to be downed or not.

What are you supposed to do in this situation? Stay on target with Red Leader's assault (on the Death Star)? Or drop my orndance and meet the fighters? Either way, it seems like a bad day for the Il-2 pilots! Even IF the AI pilots don't collide at a WP! LOL

OldPepper
01-28-2005, 05:00 PM
Simple question I'm curious about.

In Dynamic Campaigns, when I get a mission with a flight of 6 Il-2's and no fighter escort to take out an airbase, when we are eventually attacked by 4 enemy fighters, are we supposed to just keep with the leader for the bombing run, while the fighters take us out one by one?

It's seems only a matter of luck whether my plane is chosen to be downed or not.

What are you supposed to do in this situation? Stay on target with Red Leader's assault (on the Death Star)? Or drop my orndance and meet the fighters? Either way, it seems like a bad day for the Il-2 pilots! Even IF the AI pilots don't collide at a WP! LOL

civildog
01-28-2005, 05:04 PM
You are supposed to die for Stalin as all good sons of the Rodina must be ready to do! Not one step back!

I let everyone cover me and try to make a high speed pass to hit something on the ground then run for home. I don't trust the A.I. to do more than act as a screen. And make sure Instant Success is on so you don't have to relive the exciting experience.

OldPepper
01-28-2005, 05:52 PM
"Die for Stalin!" LOL What soldiers must do...

Thanks for the tip! I didn't take "Instant Success" nor did I start in command of the Zinos... It's not too late to change that.

Funny, but I've been practicing dogfighting the early Bf-109Es in an Il2. Usually in a 4v4 with reasonable success so far. However, I took an Il-2 without rocket farings and that had a rear gunner!

Sure takes nerve to just get shot at while jinking and lining up a target. Mud moving... Not just a job... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Back to the deck for a bit!

SeminoleX
01-28-2005, 06:39 PM
Solution: Run Away.
Better solution: Run Away Fast.
Best Solution: Run Away Very Fast.